You might remember
from season six of Blake Lewis — he's the beat boxing pro who lost to American Idol and made audiences swoon! Jordin Sparks
Now the runner up is the latest singer to be featured on
channel YouTube Postmodern Jukebox — which combines modern day hits with retro music like jazz, swing, and classic blues!
Blake put a suave spin on the
Sisqo classic Thong Song, complete with a band that plays in the old school style of legendary trumpeter Louis Prima!
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But the two Flapper backup dancers steal the show — their moves are
Check out the song (below) and get your hips swinging!
OMG! This is seriously the most 80s-tastic thing we've ever seen!
In his new music video
Retro Romance, alum American Idol has set the bar high with references to Blake Lewis WHAM!, Max Headroom, The Incredible Hulk, and more! It even costars Mr. Belding from Saved By The Bell!
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Ch-ch-check out the
EXCLUSIVE video (above)! Then get the song HERE!
So how did Blake accomplish bringing us back into the amazing 80s?? He says:
America, are you ready for
The Brit singer is currently
opening up for sold-out One Direction's Up All Night tour and is winning over the hearts of Directioners everywhere!
While we've already
shown you his music video, we recently caught up with Olly, where he did an EXCLUSIVE performance of his single, Heart Skips A Beat for us!
This track is insanely catchy and it's been stuck in our head for days! Oh…did we mention he's super cute, too???
Check out the acoustic performance from Olly (above)!!!
We LOVE his voice! We're not surprised he was the runner-up on the sixth season of
in the UK! The X Factor
Kinda reminiscent of season six
runner-up Idol , no? Blake Lewis
Like what you heard? His album
In Case You Didn't Know is due out on September 25 in the U.S.!
Back in July, the IRS filed a $124,798
lien against season six American Idol runner-up for owed income taxes from 2007 - the year he appeared on Blake Lewis Idol.
His reps insist that everything has been "resolved", however, it was discovered this morning that according to the LA County Recorder's office, a lien release, which would prove the debt had been paid off, has not been filed.
Better get that second album out and start paying the government back. If you need some help collecting extra funds, call
Fantasia Barrino: she's done this a few times before herself!
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American Idol runner-up from a few seasons back has released a new single and….
It doesn't suck!
In fact, it's kinda a slice a synth pop heaven!
Black Lewis's 80s throwback, Sad Song, below.
American Idol has had more failures in its history than success stories.
Carrie Underwood there's three [fill in the blank]!
Idol alum Blake Lewis, who came in the top two of the show, is joining the list of post A.I. losers.
Through a MySpace bulletin to his "friends", Lewis says he is "sorry to inform you guys on some bad news."
His tour has been cut short, apparently due to his management and record label, as he claims to be in the process of finding both new management and a new label.
He apologizes to his fans and everyone who bought tickets.
He was on tour?
And people bought tickets for it????? Ha!
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Blake Lewis has brunch with some heterosexually impaired friends in LA on Sunday.
American Idol alum hit up Dough Boys Bakery for some grub and good times with the guys.
Blake's album was released recently. You probably hadn't heard.
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